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GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

But while some claim that there is nothing new under the sun, in an interesting turn of events over the last few day of January 2021, some hedge fund managers on Wall Street became the ‘unusual suckers’, losing billions of …

GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

Debt excess, GameStop turbulence, zombie companies and future (Corona) crises

Last week there was short-term turbulence on the stock markets due to the GameStop event. Actually, apart from a few slumps, the price trends on the stock markets have only known one direction in recent years, namely upwards. If, due …

Debt excess, GameStop turbulence, zombie companies and future (Corona) crises

Finance under state capitalism: Re-conceptualising capital markets through China’s financial transformation

… As I argue in an article that was recently published in Economy & Society, states can potentially exercise a considerable degree of control over financialization, thereby shaping its very form. What we can hence observe is a ‘financialization with …

Finance under state capitalism: Re-conceptualising capital markets through China’s financial transformation

Financialization:Market Discipline or Capital Discipline?

John Milios/ Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos A crucial aspect of nearly all contemporary approaches to imperialism is the idea that the domination of neoliberalism and of the globalized financial sector of the economy produces a predatory version of capitalism, a capitalism …

Financialization:Market Discipline or Capital Discipline?

Derivative and difference. On the stratagem of différance in Derrida

In the case of derivatives, it is always also a matter of a differentiality that is shifted and shifted in time, whereby one can paraphrase this with Derrida’s stratagem of “différance”, which he presented in his writing Marginalities of Philosophy. …

Derivative and difference. On the stratagem of différance in Derrida

Value, Fictitious Capital and Finance. The Timeless of Karl Marx’s Capital

Karl Marx is not a proponent of classical value theory as labour expended. Marx developed in Capital and his other mature economic writings a monetary theory of value and capital.2 He analysed value as an expression of relations exclusively characteristic …

Value, Fictitious Capital and Finance. The Timeless of Karl Marx’s Capital

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